The credit card company reported to customers a “unlawful access” to their data, including social security numbers, names, addresses, date of birth and other personal data points.
The access was accompanied of the intent to commit fraud by one (now) former employee of the firm.
As remediation the firm is offering a 2 year membership to Experian IdentyWorks, to ensure detection of fraudulent activity.
Those customers already holding the service will have to extra years of subscription free of charge.
Additionally, affected customers were reassured that no fraudulent activity will generate charges upon them.